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experience quotes (60)
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Douglas Adams Category: Experience
All experience is an arch, to build upon.
Henry B. Adams Category: Experience
Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.
A. R. Ammons Category: Experience
Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
Sai Baba Category: Experience
Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent.
Jan Peter Balkenende Category: Experience
Most of the images of reality on which we base our actions are really based on vicarious experience.
Albert Bandura Category: Experience
Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
Ambrose Bierce Category: Experience
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Josh Billings Category: Experience
Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.
Randolph Bourne Category: Experience
Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment.
Fred Brooks Category: Experience
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
Rita Mae Brown Category: Experience
If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
Abigail Van Buren Category: Experience
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Samuel Butler Category: Experience
Experience is the teacher of all things.
Julius Caesar Category: Experience
When you have really exhausted an experience you always reverence and love it.
Albert Camus Category: Experience
You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.
Albert Camus Category: Experience
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Category: Experience
All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
Georges Clemenceau Category: Experience
Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
Clarence Day Category: Experience
Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
Benjamin Disraeli Category: Experience
What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.
Isadora Duncan Category: Experience
My path has not been determined. I shall have more experiences and pass many more milestones.
Agnetha Faltskog Category: Experience
The main thing experience has taught me is that one has to sort of hone their relationship to time, you know.
John Frusciante Category: Experience
Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.
John W. Gardner Category: Experience
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
Andre Gide Category: Experience
There's a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It's impossible to be mature without having lived.
Amy Grant Category: Experience
We are each responsible for all of our experiences.
Louise L. Hay Category: Experience
Experience is a good school. But the fees are high.
Heinrich Heine Category: Experience
Color is an intense experience on its own.
Jim Hodges Category: Experience
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Category: Experience
Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.
A. E. Housman Category: Experience
Experience teaches only the teachable.
Aldous Huxley Category: Experience
Deep experience is never peaceful.
Henry James Category: Experience
Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Franklin P. Jones Category: Experience
Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.
John Keats Category: Experience
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Soren Kierkegaard Category: Experience
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
Karl Kraus Category: Experience
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Alphonse de Lamartine Category: Experience
Experience is a great teacher.
John Legend Category: Experience
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
Abraham Lincoln Category: Experience
An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
Don Marquis Category: Experience
Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
Ralph Marston Category: Experience
The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.
Frank McCourt Category: Experience
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
John Stuart Mill Category: Experience
Conviction without experience makes for harshness.
Flannery O'Connor Category: Experience
The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely.
William Osler Category: Experience
Not the fruit of experience, but experience itself, is the end.
Walter Pater Category: Experience
Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
M. Scott Peck Category: Experience
Every moment is an experience.
Jake Roberts Category: Experience
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Auguste Rodin Category: Experience
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Joseph Roux Category: Experience
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
John Ruskin Category: Experience
Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.
Pete Seeger Category: Experience
My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings, if not with what I went through to learn.
Ally Sheedy Category: Experience
A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience.
Wallis Simpson Category: Experience
All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.
Alfred Lord Tennyson Category: Experience
A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
Mark Twain Category: Experience
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
Alice Walker Category: Experience
I think we are a product of all our experiences.
Sanford I. Weill Category: Experience
Judgment comes from experience - and experience comes from bad judgment.
Walter Wriston Category: Experience